‘INSIDER’ TIPS FOR ACHIEVING TIP-TOP SATISFACTION - MARCH 3 - 10.05AM
Can’t-go-wrong guide to getting it right
Let’s be honest, above and beyond the hope of getting any kind of intellectual insight, the number one reason for attending any book festival is to be entertained.
It doesn’t matter how cranially huge the author’s intellect is, if you can’t leave their event 60 minutes later with a sense of gratification that’s far in excess of your initial expectation, like it or not, it’s going to put a dampener on your day.
As such, find below a personal but simple cut out and keep guide to how best to stack the odds in your favour -
1. Look for the following words and phrases in the festival guide:
Irreverent, Sheldonian, Italian, tastings, Bodleian, AI, well-being, debating, Jaffrey, biographical, style, secrets, Fembot, Wax, astroquizzical, World Service, gin, dinosaurs, murder, bonkers, robot, beetles, Monty, Pullman, Peston, bees, Blowfish, shopaholic, Englishness, Pharma and… free [EDITOR’S NOTE: handy].
*** Further tips to follow
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